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So called because it is larger as a tadpole than as an adult frog.
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌpæɹəˈdɒksɪkəl fɹɒɡ/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˌpɛɹəˈdɑːksɪkəl fɹɑɡ/, /fɹɔɡ/
- Hyphenation: pa‧ra‧dox‧ic‧al frog
- Pseudis paradoxa, a species of frog unusual because it is larger as a tadpole (up to 25 cm or 10 in. long) than as an adult (about a quarter of that length).